[poppler] Poppler 0.14 release schedule
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Tue Dec 29 15:24:37 PST 2009
A Dimarts 29 Desembre 2009 10:11:37, Carlos Garcia Campos va escriure:
> Excerpts from Albert Astals Cid's message of mar dic 29 00:47:38 +0100 2009:
> > A Dilluns 28 Desembre 2009 10:17:15, Carlos Garcia Campos va escriure:
> > > Excerpts from Albert Astals Cid's message of dom dic 27 17:08:45 +0100
> > > > Hi, let's discuss the Poppler 0.14 release schedule:
> > > >
> > > > * Feb 28 Poppler 0.13.0 (0.14 Alpha 1)
> > >
> > > would it be possible to make the first release a little bit earlier?
> > > it would be fine with me if it's before Jan 24.
> > So you want:
> > a) another intermediate release (eg Alpha 2)
> > b) 8 weeks between Alpha 1 and Beta 1
> > c) Move all the schedule 4 weeks to the front
> Well, I don't know, probably a) might work, but it depends on whether
> there are enough changes for a new release. Otherwise, c) is ok for me
> > > > * Mar 28 (+4 weeks) Poppler 0.13.1 (0.14 Beta 1)
> > > > * Apr 11 (+2 weeks) Poppler 0.13.2 (0.14 Beta 2)
> > > > * Apr 25 (+2 weeks) Poppler 0.13.3 (0.14 RC)
> > > > * May 9 (+2 weeks) Poppler 0.14.0
> > > >
> > > > This is something that just came out of my head
> > > >
> > > > We could accept new features until Beta 2. Afterwards it's just
> > > > bugfixing.
> > > >
> > > > Comments?
> > >
> > > In addition to the time schedule it would be nice to have a RoadMap to
> > > track the features and bug fixes we want to include in 0.14.
> > I would not go with feature based releases, they just never ever get
> > finished in time, and with small teams like ours it can get delayed
> > forever, so let's do as we've always done, set some dates and put in the
> > release as much as we can, if not there's always a new release around the
> > corner.
> I'm not proposing a feature based release, just a list of things we
> would like to see fixed/implemented in the next release. Think of it as
> predictions rather than goals, if something is not ready in time, it's
> just postponed to the next release cycle, so the release date will
> never be delayed. Having a roadmap, in addition to the release date,
> helps a lot in the release planning.
Yeah, but my TODO is so huge i don't really know what i want to do and what
not, at least it's good you know :D
So let's go with
* Jan 23 Poppler 0.13.0 (0.14 Alpha 1)
* Feb 28 Poppler 0.13.1 (0.14 Alpha 2)
* Mar 28 (+4 weeks) Poppler 0.13.2 (0.14 Beta 1)
* Apr 11 (+2 weeks) Poppler 0.13.3 (0.14 Beta 2)
* Apr 25 (+2 weeks) Poppler 0.13.4 (0.14 RC)
* May 9 (+2 weeks) Poppler 0.14.0
Is that ok for everyone?
> > Albert
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